West Metro
December 5

Man jailed in Hennepin County dies at hospital

A man in custody at the Hennepin County jail later died at a local hospital last weekend. Gerald A. Ryan, 48, of Minneapolis, was booked…
West Metro
December 5

Developer of old Dayton estate pays $5k after cutting 54 trees

In a rare step by the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District, a developer must pay $5,000 for violating a permit while developing the former shoreline estate of the late Douglas Dayton.
South Metro
December 4

A bit of snow challenges Sunday drivers in Twin Cities

All parts of the metro experienced crashes and spinouts. Sharp temperature drop on the way.
West Metro
December 3
Councilwomen Maria Regan Gonzalez, Edwina Garcia and school board memb...

In Richfield, Latina leadership is a chance to build bridges among residents

Council and school board members attest to city's growing diversity.
West Metro
December 3

1 person injured in 2 a.m. shooting at St. Louis Park shopping center

Police responded to a report of gunfire around 2 a.m. Saturday.
West Metro
December 3

2 killed, 4 hurt in head-on crash on I-494

Two people were killed and four were injured Friday night in a head-on crash on Interstate 494 in Bloomington. The crash happened just before 8:30…
Prince
December 3

Prince properties in Chanhassen are hitting the market and going fast

Several of late star's properties now for sale are drawing fast interest.
West Metro
December 3
Authorities responded to the crash on Interstate 494 near the airport and the Mall of America on Friday night.

Head-on crash on I-494 at Hwy. 5 near airport, Mall of America is a fatal one

At least one person died Friday night in a head-on crash south of the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.Patrick Hayes, 34, of Savage, was traveling the…
West Metro
December 3

West metro police blotter, Dec. 4

EDINA NOV. 7 Theft. A 2015 Subaru Forester valued at $28,000 was stolen from the 5700 block of Abbott Avenue S. The keys were left…
West Metro
December 2
The fountain in the north plaza of the Hennepin County Government Center is "something from East Berlin,” retiring Hennepin County Commissioner Rabdy Johnson said.

West metro briefs: Hennepin County wraps up work on Government Center plaza waterworks

For the first time this season, the pool and waterfall fountain on the north plaza of the Hennepin County Government Center in downtown Minneapolis were…
West Metro
December 2

Reward swells to find driver who fatally hit woman, 75, in Hopkins

A friend of the victim has made a private donation of $10,000, police said.
South Metro
December 1

Man, woman charged with burglaries in Minneapolis, Eagan

The pair, who haven't been charged, are being questioned in connection with a string of church burglaries in south Minneapolis.
West Metro
December 1

Residents on Edina's Lake Cornelia seek solution to toxic algae

In September, Edina officials alerted the residents surrounding Lake Cornelia: Don’t go in the water. The city and Nine Mile Creek Watershed District had detected…
West Metro
December 1
Santa Larry Jefferson smiles with Auden Good, 4, and his one-year-old...

Mall of America welcomes its first black Santa

Visiting for just four days, Larry Jefferson is the first black Santa to listen to kids' wish lists at the Mall of America.
West Metro
December 1

Woman drives into Minnesota River in Bloomington, calls 911 and is rescued

The incident occurred about 4 a.m. near where I-35W crosses the river.
West Metro
December 1

Rollover claims life of Waconia teen

A Waconia teenager has died of injuries suffered in a one-vehicle crash several days earlier, authorities said Wednesday. Driver Kevin E. Centeno, 19, of Waconia,…
West Metro
December 1

With greater outreach, Hennepin County aims to curb HIV cases

Many residents with the infection are not getting treatment.
South Metro
November 30

IDs released of Eden Prairie officers who shot suspect in Prior Lake killing

Authorities said police opened fire after the suspect shot at them. The suspect's condition has not been released.
South Metro
November 30

Lakeville man admits assaulting Edina cop during drunken-driving stop

The 26-year-old has pleaded guilty to felony assault and drunken driving.
Prince
November 30

Court filings suggest Prince's estate is worth $200 million

Prince's estate is worth about $200 million, a new court filing suggests.